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Social media spread election propaganda, report

28 March 2013, 18:06

Nairobi - Daily Nation reports a report on the recent elections released by Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) cites the spread of propaganda through social media.

According to the commission, the mainstream media’s decision not to air what was considered controversial or likely to stir conflict gave way to citizen journalism to report on the events.

The net effect of the coverage was speculation on “real and imagined issues that found their way out through citizen journalism in the social media."

- For more visit Daily Nation


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